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Conference Program 2017

Event Schedule
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1 9:00-17:00 Registration Rumeli Hall Foyer
2 13:00-19:00 Exhibition set up Rumeli Hall
3 10:00-16:00 Campus tours Rumeli Hall entrance Campus tours
Yeditepe University
Marmara University
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1 9:00-17:00 Registration Rumeli Hall Foyer
2 9:00-09:30 Coffee break TBA
4 09:30-11:30 Opening Speeches and Ceremony Anadolu Auditorium
5 11:30-12:00 Opening Plenary Anadolu Auditorium
6 12:00-13:00 Opening Reception Foyer
7 13:00-17:00 Exhibition Open Rumeli Hall Foyer
8 13:00-16:00 Workshop: Choosing Effective Internationalization Instruments for Your University
Trainer: Ayşe Deniz Özkan (İstanbul Aydın University)
Pearl Room
9 13:00-16:00 Workshop: Creating and Tracking Online Marketing Activities Until Enrolment
Trainer: Ali Hantal (Mezun Group)
Jade Room
10 13:00-16:00 Workshop: Innovative Practices in International Student Services and Their Impact on Admissions
Trainer: Hande Baltacı (İstanbul Şehir University)
Amber Room
#TimeActivityLocationPresentations
1 9:00-17:00 Exhibition open Rumeli Hall
2 9:30-10:30 Panel: Best Practices in Exchange Student Mobility
Jana Stolarikova (Bogazici University), Michael Schneider (Bayreuth University), Asad Ullah Sheikh (Superior University)
Chair: Assoc. Prof. Bilge Kağan Özdemir (Anadolu University)
Ruby Hall Jana Stoláriková
Michael Schneider
Asad Ullah
3 9:30-10:30 Panel: Innovative Marketing for International Students
Zakaria Mahmood (INTCAS.com), Mart Aro (Dreamapply), Cindy Wang (China Global Education)
Chair: Lorie Lee (guard.me International Insurance)
Emerald Hall Zakaria Mahmood
Mart Aro
Cindy Wang
4 9:30-10:30 Panel: Standardized Tests for International Student Admissions
Zeynep Kaptan (ETS Global), Assoc. Prof. Aylin Ünaldı (Bogazici University)
Chair: Prof. Ayşegül Daloğlu (Middle East Technical University)
Sapphire Hall Zeynep Kaptan
Aylin Ünaldi
5 10:30-11:00 Coffee Break Exhibition area
6 11:00-12:00 Panel: Government Scholarships for Mobility
Dr. Wiebke Bachman (DAAD Turkey), Dan Zheng(Confucius Institute at Boğaziçi University), Meryem Uzar (YTB Türkiye Scholarships)
Chair: Pablo Martin Asuero (Cervantes Institute Istanbul)
Ruby Hall Wiebke Bachman
YTB Türkiye Scholarships
Dan Zheng
7 11:00-12:00 Panel: A New Era of Education for Refugees
Osman Çakıroğlu (KIRON), Marina Malgina (NOKUT), Dr. Johannes Müller (University of Cologne)
Chair: Markus Laitinen (EAIE)
Emerald Hall Osman Çakıroğlu
Marina Malgina
Johannes Müller
8 11:00-12:00 Panel: International Student Destinations: Turkey and Northern Cyprus
Prof. Olgun Çiçek (YÖDAK); Assist. Prof. Seda Çelik Teker (İstanbul Aydın University)
Chair: Prof. Ahmet Metin Ger (İstanbul Aydın University)
Sapphire Hall Olgun Çiçek
Seda Çelik Teker
9 12:00-13:00 Lunch Exhibition area
10 13:00-14:00 Panel: International Perspectives on Life-long Learning
Prof. Mike Osborne (University of Glasgow)
Dayong Yuan (Beijing Academy of Educational Sciences)
Chair: Prof. Tamer Atabarut (EUCEN)
Ruby Hall Mike Osborne
Dayong Yuan
11 13:00-14:00 Panel: Recognising and Rewarding Successful Teaching
Caroline Marcangelo, Ian Hall (Higher Education Academy UK)
Chair: Dr. Mustafa Melek (Beykent University)
Emerald Hall Caroline Marcangelo
Ian Hall
12 13:00-15:00 Roundtable Meeting: “UNESCO & Civil Society Contributions to Sustainable Development: Culture, Education & Science”
Hosted by Istanbul Aydın University UNESCO CHAIR Cultural Diplomacy Governance and Education and UNESCO CHAIR Education for Sustainable Peace
Pearl Room (Closed meeting)
13 14:00-14:30 Session Break
14 14:30-15:30 Panel: Internationalization of Higher Education in Iran
Assoc. Prof. Mohammed Reza Mohaddes Mojtahedi (Amirkabir University of Technology), Dr. Mohsen Taghavi (Shiraz University), Dr. Mahdieh Laeh (Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences)
Chair: Prof. Seyed Abbas Shojaosadati (Tarbiat Modares University)
Ruby Hall Amirkabir University of Technology
Shiraz University
Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences
University of Tehran
Tarbiat Modares University
15 14:30-15:30 Panel: Quality and Rankings
Nicholas Sequiera (QS, Intelligence Unit)
Prof. Melih Bulu (İstinye University)
Chair: Prof. Taner Bilgiç (Boğaziçi University)
Emerald Hall Melih Bulu
Nicholas Sequiera
16 14:30-15:30 Panel: The Power of Digital Education
Prof. Habib Al Souleiman (ABMS Open University of Switzerland), Prof. Volkan Yüzer (Anadolu University)
Chair: Ibrahim Al Souleiman (ABMS Open University of Switzerland)
Sapphire Hall Habib Al Souleiman
Volkan Yüzer
17 15:30-16:00 Coffee Break Exhibition area
18 16:00-17:00 Roundtable: Developing International Student Services and Support
Moderator: Şamil Erdoğan (İstanbul Bilgi University)
Pearl Room
19 16:00-17:00 Roundtable: Implementing International Internships
Moderator: Zeynep Tuğçe Çiftçibaşı Güç (Abdullah Gül University)
Jade Room
20 16:00-17:00 Roundtable: Engaging International Alumni
Karl Rutter (Columbia University)
Amber Room
21 19:00-22:00 Turkish Gala Dinner - Bosphorus Boat Tour
Sponsored by EURAS&IEFT
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1 9:00-17:00 Exhibition open Rumeli Hall
2 9:30-10:30 Panel: International Summer Schools
Aysegül Yıldız Daşar (BPP University), Arta Fejzullahu (Istanbul Aydın University), Helena Marie Adjal (University of West Bohemia), Berna Severge Bayizit (Işık University)
Chair: Prof. Mehmet Ergül (San Francisco State University)
Ruby Hall Aysegül Yıldız Daşar
Arta Fejzullahu
Helena Marie Adjal
3 9:30-10:30 Panel: European Funding for Jean Monnet Activities
Asst. Prof. Mehmet Ali Tuğtan and Asst. Prof. Özge Onursal (Istanbul Bilgi University), Prof. Nevila Xhindi (Jean Monnet Chair Albania)
Chair: Dr. Gülşah Çapan (University of Erfurt)
Emerald Hall Asst. Prof. Mehmet Ali Tuğtan & Asst. Prof. Özge Onursal
Prof. Nevila Xhindi & Jean Monnet
4 10:30-11:00 Coffee Break Exhibition area
5 11:00-12:00 Panel: Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility (KA 107)
Markus Symmank (DAAD-Head of Higher Education Unit), Immanuel Petermeier (University of Würzburg),Gülizar Karahan Balya (Middle East Technical University),
Hür Güldü (National Agency of Turkey, Head of Higher Education Unit)
Chair: Mesut Kamiloğlu (Director, National Agency of Turkey)
*This panel is sponsored by Istanbul Aydin University
Emerald Hall Markus Symmank
Immanuel Petermeier
Gülizar Karahan Balya
Hür Güldü
6 11:00-12:00 Panel: Developing UK-Turkey Research Partnerships
Clare J. Turner (Imperial College London), Asst. Prof. Ufuk Paralı (Adnan Menderes University)
Chair: İlter Haliloğlu (British Embassy in Ankara)
Sapphire Hall Clare J. Turner
Ufuk Paralı
7 11:00-12:00 Panel: Teaching Turkish Language in the World
Kerim Sarıgül (Yunus Emre Institute) Baatyrbek Akylbekov (International University of Kyrgyzstan)
Chair: S. Ebru Ergül (Stanford University)
*This panel will be conducted in Turkish.
Sapphire Hall Kerim Sarıgül
8 12:00-13:00 Lunch Exhibition area
9 13:00-14:00 Panel: English-medium Instruction for Internationalization (British Council)
Ayşen Güven (British Council Turkey), Prof. Hasan Şimşek (İstanbul Kültür University),
Assoc. Prof. Tufan Adıgüzel (Bahçeşehir University)
Chair: Asst. Prof. Wayne Trotman (İzmir Katip Çelebi University)
Ruby Hall Ayşen Güven
10 13:00-14:00 Panel: International Perspectives on Quality Assurance
Douglas S. Franklin (Ohio University), Prof. Abdelali Kaaouachi (University Mohammed First Morocco),
Christopher Bland (Coventry University)
Chair: Asst. Prof. Tuba Canver Kahveci (Sakarya University)
*This panel is sponsored by Sakarya University
Emerald Hall Douglas S. Franklin
Dabdelali Kaaouachi
Christopher Bland
11 13:00-14:00 Panel: Panel: Skills and Employability
Mustafa Hilmi Çolakoğlu (Ministry of Education Turkey), Cusrow Jamshed Dubash (Forman Christian College), Tijan Ramahi (I-graduate)
Chair: Prof. Sermin Örnektekin (Ayvansaray University)
Sapphire Hall Mustafa Hilmi Çolakoğlu
Cusrow Jamshed Dubash
12 14:00-14:30 Session Break
13 14:30-15:30 Panel: Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters Program in Research and Innovation in HE
Ercan Laçin (National Agency Turkey), Işıl Güney (MARIHE Ambassador for Danube University Krems), Elif Çelik (MARIHE Ambassador for University of Applied Sciences Osnabrueck)
Ruby Hall Işıl Güney & Elif Çelik
Ercan Laçin
14 14:30-15:30 Panel: Spotlight on Pakistani Higher Education: Superior Group
Prof. Haseeb Khan, Dr. Sikandar Khan, Dr. Muqqadas Rehman (Superior University)
Chair: Prof. Sumaira Rehman (Superior University)
Emerald Hall
15 14:30-15:30 Panel: Information Management and Access for HE Research
Gaye Bağırsakçı, Bora Bilir (WILEY), Shadi Awwad (Elseviere)
Chair: Prof. Dr. Orhan Gemikonaklı (Middlesex University)
Sapphire Hall
16 15:45-17:00 CLOSING PLENARY: Access to Education for Refugee Students: Challenges and Achievements
Jean-Marie Garelli (UNHCR Turkey), Dr. Chiharu Kondo (UNICEF Turkey), Metin Çorabatır (IGAM), Mazen AboulHosn (IOM), Anjalina Sen (U.S. Embassy)
Chair: Muzaffer Baca (EURAS)
Ruby Hall Chiharu Kondo
Jean-Marie Garelli
Muzaffer Baca
Campus tours offer participants the opportunity to learn more about the Turkish higher education system by visiting the campus of a university in Istanbul. You will meet the International Office staff, tour the facilities, discover the learning environment and explore cooperation options.
Date: March 21
Departure: Buses will depart from Lütfi Kırdar Congress Center at 10:00
Duration: Each campus tour will end at 15:00.
The buses will take participants back to the Lütfi Kırdar Congress Center. Expected arrival time will depend on the distance and traffic conditions.
Fee: Participation in campus tours is free of charge.
Registration: Registration is required. Please select one campus tour and register via the EURIE mobile application.
Capacity: Maximum capacity for each campus tour is 30 participants on a first-come, first-served basis.
Yeditepe University is a foundation university founded in 1996. Yeditepe is an English-medium university incorporating 13 Faculties and 5 Graduate Schools which offer 64 Undergraduate, 74 Master, and 33 PhD degree programs to students from around the world.
Address: Ataşehir – İstanbul
Distance to the venue: 23 km.
Website: http://www.yeditepe.edu.tr/
Program Schedule:
10.00 Departure from Istanbul Lütfi Kırdar Convention and Exhibition Center
11.00 Arrival at Yeditepe Main Campus
11.00-13.00 Yeditepe University Presentations
13.00-14.00 Lunch
14.00-15.00 Campus Tour
15.00 Departure to Istanbul Lütfi Kırdar Convention and Exhibition Center
Marmara University is one of the leading public universities in Turkey with 3,000 academic staff and approximately 70,000 students. Marmara University, which includes Faculties of Economics, Business, Political Sciences, Engineering, Medicine, Chemistry and Dentistry and providing education in four languages, is the only polyglot university in Turkey.
Address: Sultanahmet, Göztepe
Distance to the venue: 30 km.
Website: https://www.marmara.edu.tr/en/
Program Schedule:
Visit to the historical Rectorate building in Sultanahmet- Welcome and coffee break
Visit to the Göztepe campus- University presentations and lunch